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george w. bush recovering from surgery. when you smoke, addictive ingredients like nicotine pull you in. every day, over 1200 people die from smoking-related diseases. don't sink deeper into addiction. pull yourself out! >>> the fort hood shooting trial finally got underway this morning after delays. major nadal hasan is accused in the shooting rampage in fort hood in folks. 13 people were killed and 32 others were wounded. acting as his own attorney in his opening statement, he said "the evidence will clearly show that i am the shooter." hasan tried to plead guilty but milt law requires a not guilty plea in death penalty cases. >>> in boston a federal jury has begun deliberations in the trial of james whitey bulger. he's accused of 19 killings and 13 counts of extortion and money laundering during a 20- year reign of terror. closing arguments wrapped up yesterday. the 83-year-old has pleaded not guilty to all counts. he fled boston in 1994. he's one of the nation's most wanted fugitives until he was captured in 2011. esidt obama i outline his plans for an overhaul of the mortgage refin
george w. bush nominated rice to be national security advisor. >> congratulations. >> reporter: condoleezza rice has an impressive resume. in 1981 at the age of 26 she became a professor at stanford and later went on to become university provote. she was unique, a woman specializes in soviet affairs. in 1989 she joined then president's george w. bush's white house staff as a member of the security council. >> she is an expert on russia and eastern europe. >> reporter: retired san francisco state international relations professor miller says there's no question that rice is the right person for the job of advisor. rice spoke about the racism her family endured. >> my father joined our party because in 1952, the democrats would not register him to vote. the republicans did. >> reporter: one of her play mates was among four little girls killed in 1963 when a white racist bombed the church. rice says her parents thought her to never allow racism to hold her back. those who know rice say if there are scars from her past, they don't know. >> i see no distortions from the kinds of thi
george bush. the medical procedure he just underwent. >>> people who rely on the bus are bracing for a potential ac transit strike. when a walkout that could happen and the impact on riders coming up. >>> and good morning. highway 4 you can see traffic is busy coming in. we'll tell you more coming up. >>> here are the top stories we're following for you. a brush fire in the presidio threatened a national cemetery. firefighters out there face several challenges including poison oak and a hard time getting to water. three acres burned no buildings were threatened. >>> a state-wide a amber alert for two children abducted from san diego county. the 16 year old hanna anderson and ethan anderson. they were kidnapped by james lee dimaggio. he set fire to his home and killing their mother and another child. >>> bart trains -- trains are running but ac transit workers are threatening to go on strike. they handed in a 71-hour notice. and alex savage has more from oakland. you are getting reaction to that. what are they saying? >> riders are worried, dave, if the workers walk off the job at
>>> we've just learned about a serious heart problem involving former president george w. bush. >> reporter: we're live in the presidio where san francisco firefighters are mopping up a fire that charred about three acres. we'll tell you if any homes or blilds were -- buildings were threatened. >>> a state-wide amber alert is in effect. >>> and a fast-moving fire at a san jose storage facility. these are live pictures at the scene. we have a news crew headed there. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. it's tuesday, august 6th. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> breaking news about heart surgery performed on former president george w. bush this morning. a spokesman for the former president said doctors in dallas inserted a stent after discovering a blockage in an artery during a routine physical exam yesterday. the spokesman said the blockage was opened with no complications and that former president bush is expected to go home tomorrow. >>> also new this morning, a fire burned several acres in the presidio. at one point, the fir
president george w. bush after her son casey was killed in iraq in 2004. >>> coming up. >> a high school senior dice here the night before his first day of class. how husband death may be changing his classmates' views on safety behind the wheel. >>> then, security dogs are common at airports, but you don't usually see one like this. the threat this dog has. >>> we are tracking the movement of the fire. >>> today relatives met with city representatives demanding answers and action. the family says they represent eight unsolved murders between them. during their meeting, relatives claim they rarely hear any progress in their cases. >> police department detectives are not reporting back to the families, and we ratsmith left to feel abandon. >> the families had a list of demands for tighter gun control to better cooperation from police. the mayor could not attend. she is in washington, d.c. asking for more money to fight crime. >>> the new school year is starting with tragedy for an east bay high school. a teenager just a couple hours away from beginning his senior year died in a violent ca
. >>> former president george w. bush went through surgery. >> reporter: president bush is regarded as one of the healthiest presidents. he now hosts a bike honoring fallen soldiers. doctors while in service found him in excellent health. >> thank you so much for inviting my friends to my hanging. >> reporter: during the hanging of his presidential portrait he seemed healthy. >> you left me a really great sports package. >> reporter: this week in dallas, doctors found a blockage in an artery and inserted a stent. a small balloon like device that is threaded into the narrow passage and expanded to push the blockage aside. modern presidents have generally maintained some sort of physical fitness during and after their turn. reagan road horses, clinton ran too. president obama plays basketball and just a few years back the first president bush jumped from an airplane. to put it simply this is what we come to expect from our chief executives, if all goes well mr. bush with this procedure should be back to his active lifestyle in his not so distant future. >>> the makings of a huge music festiv
's events though two former presidents who won't be there george h.w. and his son george w. bush. both men were invited but their families say they have health issues that are preventing them from coming. the younger president bush is recooperating from heart surgery earlier this month. his 89-year-old father has been dealing with various health problems. >>> time is 5:14. this morning in a wreck baghdad was hit by several deadly bombings. it included car bombs and suicide bombs. about 65 people were killed. many of the victims were out shopping or heading to work. they targeted parking lots and outdoor restaurants. >>> former secretary of state hillary clinton top will be back here in the bay area in november. clinton was in san francisco earlier this month. she was receiving an award from the american bar association. coming up in november she will be at a fundraiser for the clinton foundation. no word yet on where that fundraiser will be but we're hearing tickets will start at $150. >>> oakland city councilman larry reed is not planning to run against jean quan next year. according to t
don't expect them to speak, although former president george w. bush was invited but he had to decline because he's still recovering from the heart procedure he had earlier this month. dave? >> thank you. >>> well, the city of san francisco is launching a new program to target kids who often miss school without explanation. district attorney george gascon says this is to keep children from winding up in the system. >> if you look at most of our social and economic problems in our city today, they are directly related to a lack or formal education. >> the d.a.'s office is providing $130,000 for programs to prevent truancy at -- to schools. they are idab. wells and burton schools. >>> more kids are heading back to school. so watch out for them. some districts back in session are fremont, walnut creek, berkeley, dublin. you can get a complete list of the dates at look for the back 2 school icon on the home page. >>> u.s. government agencies made 11,000 -- between 11,000 and 12,000 data requests. facebook supplied information in 79% of the cases saying they were obligated by law
george w. bush is back home. one day after a successful heart operation. a spokesperson for the 43rd president said he's doing great. bush was released from a dallas hospital this morning. the 67-year-old will a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery yesterday. his doctors say the former president is in great spirits and will resume his regular schedule tomorrow. >>> 8:17. the city of rich plond is ngin an innovative program promoting literacy. it's sponsored by the national campaign for grade level reading. it provides books at schools, libraries would you believe encouraged to borrow the book at a laundromat, take it home and read it and then bring it back for another book. kids who are not reading at grade level by the end of the 3rd grade, are more likely to drop out of high school. >>> a doctor is due in court accused of molesting five students. william ayers has been freed on $900,000 bail. now, ayers pled no contest in may to eight counts of child molestation. he's facing up to 22 years in prison when sentenced. >>> a state tax auditor from livermore is accused of sexually a
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